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GAMGEE, Arthur

Forenames: Arthur

Last name: GAMGEE

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Date of birth: 1841-10-10

Date of death: 1909-03-29

Date of Election: 1873-11-18

Honorary Member? No

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Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No

Publications:

"Physiological chemistry of the animal body, including an account of the chemical changes occurring in disease" (1880 1st volume of textbook. 2nd 1893)

"The Action of the Nitrites on Blood" 1868

"The Constitution and Relations of Cystine" 1871 (with Prof James Dewar)

"Physiology of Digestion and Digestive Organs" 1884

"The digestive ferments and the chemical processes of digestion' two lectures etc. pp. 35 1884 see International Health Exhibition, 1884, Lectures

'Food and Bodily Energy' 1881

'Haemoglobin: its compounds and the principal products of its decomposition' 1898

'Muscle and nerve - A Lecture' Science Lectures etc., ser 5, 1866, etc

'On force and matter in relation to organisation' etc. pp 24 Maclachlan and Stewart: Edinburgh 1969

'Textbook of the physiological chemistry of the animal body, including an account of the chemical changes occurring in disease...' with illus. 2 vols., Macmillan and Co., London, Cambridge (printed), 1880-93. 80

Published various papers and made numerous contributions to proceedings of scientific societies and journals.

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Notes:

Prof of practical physiology & histology at Owen's College (1873 - 1885 Resigned)
Physiologist - mainly interested in research (Emeritus - 1888)
Linguist

Left Manchester to London (consulting physician on staff at St George's Hospital)

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